On this feel good day, Dr. Phil shares how digestive issues used to affect his sleep and how he has since learned which foods are the best to eat in the evening before bed in order to ensure a restful sleep.
Key Takeaways from This Podcast:
[1:20] The past few episodes of the Feeling Good Podcast have discussed how to get more and better quality sleep.
[1:36] We can all get better sleep if we eat better, especially if we eat the right kinds of foods in the evening.
[3:01] Dr. Phil shares his experiences of how digestive issues used to affect his sleep.
[4:37] Studies indicate that an unhealthy diet is associated with irregular sleep patterns.
[5:41] What kinds of foods should you eat in the evening in order to get a restful sleep?
[9:02] People who get less sleep often skip breakfast and snack more, which may lead to obesity and possibly diabetes.
[10:00] The type of carbohydrates we eat at night affect our blood sugar.
[10:27] This episode’s Feeling Good Superhero is a young lady named Dee. Dee realized that when she ate a big meal of pasta at night she wouldn’t sleep well. Dr. Phil told her that the simple carbs she was eating was spiking her sugar levels after she would go to sleep and then she would wake up and couldn’t get back to sleep. He suggested she stop eating pasta meals late at night and eat more complex carbs with protein. She put this advice into practice and it has helped her to get to sleep and stay asleep at night.
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Dr. Laura Washington
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